Lot 69 of 576:
San Leandro Court House destroyed in earthquake 1868  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$1,320
Estimate:
$1,000 - $1,500

Title:
San Leandro Court House, Alameda Co. as left by the Earthquake of Oct. 21, 1868
Author:
Baker, George H., attrib.
Place:
No place
Publisher:
Date:
c.1868
Description:

Pictorial letter sheet. 4 pages, with half-page lithographic illustration on p.1. White wove paper. 25.3x20 cm (10x8").

The courthouse is largely destroyed; a man on horseback at left front, with four spectators at right front. Peters, California on Stone p.51, attributes the drawing to George H. Baker. Baird 253 (locating only three institutional copies).

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Thin horizontal line across the lower portion of p.1, apparently in the stone; near fine.
 
Item number:
269824
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